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El Segundo: Gateway between LAX and the Beaches

A July 2005 trip to El Segundo by E. B.

Quote: El Segundo was where no one wanted to live because a sewage line empties into the Santa Monica Bay here. The smelly beach areas of yore are now the toniest neighborhoods. El Segundo is about to come into its own.

El Segundo: Gateway between LAX and the Beaches

Overview

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El Segundo is home to several restaurants, a multiplex movie theater Pacific Theatres, and the beach. There are hotels and apartment complexes, so it's a fairly safe neighborhood compared to the neighboring city of Inglewood, where LAX is located. The neighboring Manhattan Village Shopping Center also has a small Pacific movie theater where they show art-house films.Quick Tips: The best way to find out about restaurants is to pick up The Beach Reporter. It's the local paper that serves only the beach communities of South Bay. Sometimes there are discount coupons in the paper. For events, there are usua...Read More

Cozymel's Mexican Grill

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Restaurant | "Cozymel’s Mexican Grill"

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We went to check out Cozymel’s because I had a $10 discount card. They generally mail out these promotional $10 gift cards to neighbors so that they can bring some business into the restaurants when they open. There were several people out in the patio area enjoying the nice sun. Luckily, the area is covered so that you don’t get hit with direct sunlight. We opted to sit inside. Inside, there were many tables, but only a few people. Most were outside, but they probably get their business during the week, when people order out from their offices. We went on a Sunday afternoon. After perusing the menu, my friend ordered an Arnold Palmer (half lemonade and ...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on July 11, 2005

Cozymel's Mexican Grill
2171 Rosecrans Avenue
El Segundo, California 90245
(310) 606-5464

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E. B.

E. B.
Torrance, California

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